BURLINGTON, MA, JULY 22, 2010 — Acme Packet® (NASDAQ: APKT), the leader in session border control solutions, today announced the Powered by Acme Packet™ Program. Designed to enable IP communications solutions providers to embed Acme Packet’s Net-Net OS-E session border controller (SBC) software in network elements at the enterprise IP border, the new initiative extends the reach of Acme Packet’s market-leading session border control solutions to small/medium enterprise sites and small contact centers. The program enables IP communications infrastructure providers to embed SBC software in a wide range of hardware platforms, including those for IP PBXs, unified communications servers, multiservice business gateways, firewalls and routers, delivering enterprises a comprehensive, cost-effective SBC solution that occupies a smaller footprint on the customer premise.
“Small/medium businesses and large enterprises with smaller sites need more cost-effective, integrated session border control solutions,” said Seamus Hourihan, Acme Packet’s executive vice president of marketing and product management. “Our Powered by Acme Packet™ Program enables OEMs to deliver best-of-breed SBC functionality to their customers.”